Gloucester, MA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
222
Total Crimes
731.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-70.48%
Below National Average
133 out of 289
In Massachusetts
2,323 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Gloucester, MA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Gloucester is 731.2 per 100,000 people. That's -70.48% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -51.49% lower than the Massachusetts total crime rate of 1,507.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Gloucester SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

How Does Gloucester Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Gloucester
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 222 731.2 1,507.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.2 5.0
Robbery 1 3.3 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 50 164.7 241.0 250.2
Violent Crime 58 191.0 327.6 366.7
Burglary 21 69.2 179.0 340.5
Larceny 130 428.2 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 13 42.8 89.0 219.9
Property Crime 164 540.1 1,179.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Gloucester

58.0
Violent Crimes
191.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-47.91%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 523.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Gloucester each year. That compares to a 1 in 305.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Gloucester is 191.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -47.91% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -41.68% lower than the Massachusetts violent crime rate of 327.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Gloucester

164.0
Property Crimes
540.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-74.40%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 185.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Gloucester each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Gloucester is 540.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -74.40% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -54.22% lower than the Massachusetts property crime rate of 1,179.8 per 100,000 people.

Gloucester Crime Compared To Massachusetts Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Massachusetts.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Gloucester

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lynn, MA 94,449 1,812 1,918.5 1,426.2 492.3
Peabody, MA 53,104 558 1,050.8 819.1 231.6
Salem, MA 43,443 835 1,922.1 1,673.5 248.6
Beverly, MA 42,317 253 597.9 486.8 111.1
Danvers, MA 27,664 396 1,431.5 1,290.5 141.0
Marblehead, MA 20,574 136 661.0 554.1 106.9
Newburyport, MA 18,158 149 820.6 693.9 126.7
Swampscott, MA 15,296 121 791.1 738.8 52.3
Ipswich, MA 14,095 65 461.2 326.4 134.8
Lynnfield, MA 13,130 79 601.7 586.4 15.2
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